2018 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle VII - Security and Drug Enforcement
Chapter 703 - Maritime Security
Sec. 70302 - International measures for seaport and vessel security

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 70302 (2018)
Section Name §70302. International measures for seaport and vessel security
Section Text

Congress encourages the President to continue to seek agreement on international seaport and vessel security through the International Maritime Organization. In developing an agreement, each member country of the International Maritime Organization should consult with appropriate private sector interests in that country. The agreement would establish seaport and vessel security measures and could include—

(1) seaport screening of cargo and baggage similar to that done at airports;

(2) security measures to restrict access to cargo, vessels, and dockside property to authorized personnel only;

(3) additional security on board vessels;

(4) licensing or certification of compliance with appropriate security standards; and

(5) other appropriate measures to prevent unlawful acts against passengers and crews on vessels.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 109–304, §10(2), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1683.)

Editorial Notes
Historical and Revision Notes
Revised SectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
70302 46 App.:1801. Pub. L. 99–399, title IX, §902, Aug. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 889.

The word "vessel" is substituted for "shipboard" for consistency in the revised title. The words "and commends him on his efforts to date" are omitted as unnecessary.

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Title 46 - SHIPPING
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle VII - Security and Drug Enforcement
Sec. 70302 - International measures for seaport and vessel security
Contains section 70302
Date 2018
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 14, 2019
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 100 Stat. 889
120 Stat. 1683
Public Law References Public Law 99-399, Public Law 109-304
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